According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8,200 people died in 2013 from heroin overdoses. Naloxone is a drug that – when administered early in an overdose situation – can reverse the affects and save a life. Read more to learn how first responders can implement a naloxone program.
Information and ResourcesCommunities and police departments have a vital role to play in stopping the tide of opioid overdose fatalities, and can use the DOJ Naloxone Toolkit to create their own naloxone program. Click below to learn more.
Information and ResourcesRegister for the webinar on June 1 which will give background on the concepts and practices of reconciliation and describe the National Initiative’s implementation efforts in six pilot sites. Click below to learn more.
Victim and Witness Participation with the Justice SystemThe intimidation of victims and witnesses can hinder the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. Learn more about BJA’s multiple efforts to address this important issue.
Improving Courtroom Efficiency in North CarolinaThe right to a speedy trial is one of the most basic guarantees of the U.S. Constitution, yet many variables can interfere with courtroom efficiency. Learn how North Carolina’s 26th Judicial District plans to overcome this challenge with help from JMI.
Information and ResourcesBJA recently released 41 new solicitations! These funding opportunities cover topics including the Swift, Certain, and Fair Sanctions Program and the Justice Reinvestment Initiative. Click below to learn more.
Who We AreThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
What We DoBJA NTTAC works to improve the criminal justice system by providing rapid, expert, coordinated, and data-driven TTA to support practitioners in reducing crime, recidivism, and unnecessary confinement.
How We Can HelpBJA and BJA NTTAC can provide your agency FREE TTA to address your community’s justice-related challenges. We support a wide variety of services – from onsite and distance learning training to assistance in implementing evidence-based programs – to address the unique needs of your community.
“The Durham Police Department wanted to express our gratitude to the team at the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center, who provided assistance through their associates, the Virginia Center for Police Innovation, in creating a solid foundation for our awarDave KurzChief of PoliceDurham (NH) Police Department
“BJA NTTAC's assistance allowed my department to have a starting point in a major re-tooling of our crime analysis program. We have no one with real experience in this area, but we knew that we needed to make changes to improve. Through BJA NTTAC, we were able to make informed decisions as we move forward.”Matt LethinDetective SergeantSan Mateo (CA) Police Department
Tribal Track at National Association of Drug Court Professionals
06/01/2016 to 06/04/2016
OJJDP NTTAC Webinar - Fostering Processes of Reconciliation
06/03/2016 to 06/07/2016
Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Violence Against Women
06/06/2016 to 06/07/2016
Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit
Body-worn cameras can help citizens and police be more accountable for their actions. But how much does it cost? What interactions should police record? Where should departments store data and for how long? Check out BJA’s web-based toolkit for those interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program to strengthen community trust and confidence in the justice system.